best adhesive for bath surround

Reply

  #1  
Old 03-22-16, 10:32 AM
S
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: NJ
Posts: 270
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
best adhesive for bath surround

I have a 5 piece tub surround for a shower - I'm looking for the best and strongest adhesive to use to attach to greenboard. instructions say to use notched trowel to spread but advises using liquid nails or Locktite using a caulk gun. Not sure if I am better off doing it that way or buying it in a bucket to spread easier- any advice?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 03-22-16, 02:19 PM
czizzi's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 7,388
Received 14 Votes on 12 Posts
There is an adhesive specifically designed for tub surrounds. It comes in a tube same as other caulking type materials but it is called for surrounds. If you are in the box stores it is usually located on the top shelf with other job specific items such as mirror adhesive and such.

Here is one, there are other brand names available.
Liquid Nails 10 fl.-oz. Tub Surround and Shower Wall Adhesive-LN-715 - The Home Depot
 
  #3  
Old 03-22-16, 02:26 PM
J
Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 4,815
Received 77 Votes on 72 Posts
This is the one I've always used.
Loctite Power Grab Tub Surround Construction Adhesive from Loctite Adhesives

Easy clean up with water, grabs quick, no having to off gas like with the Liquid Nails.
(off gassing is having to apply the panel, then remove it for a few min. and reapply)
 
Reply
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: